Medical Unicorns

25 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Medical Industry

Here's a list of 25 medical unicorn startups, including the well-known Tempus and Zocdoc.

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of Medical companies with the highest valuations?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies in this space, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 25 unicorn medical startups that have top-tier venture capital funding.

25 Unicorn Companies in the Medical Industry

Aledade

Aledade

Aledade is an e-health platform that integrates a wide range of tools and proven best practices in primary care. It also helps physicians manage quality of care for their patients.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.90

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bethesda

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Edwin Miller, Farzad Mostashari

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospitality, Medical, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $294,899,959

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Alto Pharmacy

Alto Pharmacy

Alto is a telehealth pharmacy designed to make healthcare more affordable and convenient.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jamie Karraker, Mattieu Gamache-Asselin, Vlad Blumen

  • Industries:

    Consumer, Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $376,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Cedar

Cedar

Cedar is a payment and engagement solution used by hospitals and medical groups.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.20

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Arel Lidow, Florian Otto, Kareem Zaki

  • Industries:

    Billing, FinTech, Health Care, Medical, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $351,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    16

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DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth is a healthcare company that provides quick, convenient, and affordable healthcare to the elderly and disabled.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Denver

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Kevin Riddleberger, Mark Prather

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Home Health Care, Medical, mHealth

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $403,200,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Doctolib

Doctolib

Doctolib is a marketplace for medical services. Their mission is to connect people with the best healthcare experience.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.14

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    France

  • City:

    Paris

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Franck Tetzlaff, Ivan Schneider, Jessy Bernal, Stanislas Niox-Chateau, Steve Abou Rjeily, Thomas Landais

  • Industries:

    Digital Media, Health Care, Hospital, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $266,655,051

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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DXY

DXY

DXY is an online community that brings together the world’s top doctors, organizations, and consumers in order to provide innovative ways to improve healthcare.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2000

  • Founders:

    Jin Zhang, Tiantian Li

  • Industries:

    Consumer Software, Health Care, Life Science, Medical, mHealth, Pharmaceutical, Social Media, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $682,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    6

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EQRx

EQRx

EQRx is a biotechnology company specializing in turning existing drugs into generic versions with greater clinical utility.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.23

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Cambridge

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Alexis Borisy, Peter Bach, Sandra Horning

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $700,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Grand Rounds Health

Grand Rounds Health

Grand Rounds Health has been making healthcare more accessible and affordable for everyone, everywhere for years.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.34

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Lawrence Hofmann, Owen Tripp

  • Industries:

    Enterprise Software, Health Care, Hospital, Medical, mHealth

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $272,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    7

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HeartFlow

HeartFlow

HeartFlow is a new revolutionary diagnostic tool. It combines ultrasound imaging and artificial intelligence to non-invasively diagnose and detect myocardial fibrosis, a physical condition of the heart muscle that can lead to heart failure.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Charles A. Taylor, Christopher K. Zarins

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $577,722,908

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Hinge Health

Hinge Health

Hinge Health offers online exercises and educational resources to help people live better with chronic conditions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Daniel Perez, Gabriel Mecklenburg

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, Therapeutics, Wearables

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $426,132,500

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Lyell Immunopharma

Lyell Immunopharma

Lyell Immunopharma is a global biotechnology company committed to improving the lives of people living with cancer.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.20

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    South San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Rick Klausner, Scott Boyken

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $492,999,957

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    No Data

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Medlinker

Medlinker

Medical Alliance is a post of physician social service platform. It is dedicated to offering patients and families high-quality, convenient and patient-centered services through the use of information technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Shirui Wang

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, Social Impact

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $247,235,098

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Miaoshou Doctor

Miaoshou Doctor

Miaoshou Doctor is a communication platform built to empower doctors and patients worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Daoliang Han, Tao He

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, mHealth

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $714,697,925

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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MicroPort Medbot

MicroPort Medbot

MicroPort Medbot is the premier choice for robotic surgery, Intravascular Robotic Surgery, radiology intervention and image-guided intervention.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.29

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Zhaohua Chang

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, Medical Device, Robotics

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥3,500,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Orca Bio

Orca Bio

Orca Bio is a fully integrated, clinical-stage company dedicated to designing, developing and commercializing cell-based therapeutics for blood cancers and other serious diseases.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Menlo Park

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Ivan Dimov, Jeroen Bekaert, Nathaniel Fernhoff, Ronald Martell

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $192,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Rightway

Rightway

Rightway is a health technology company that helps clients and members access the right healthcare at the right time.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Jordan Feldman, Theodore Feldman

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $130,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Ruipeng Pet Healthcare

Ruipeng Pet Healthcare

Ruipeng Pet Hospital is a Shenzhen-based medical care chain of pet hospitals, integrating global knowledge on animal health, Chinese and Western medicine, conventional veterinary science and beauty products.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.40

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Beauty, Health Care, Hospital, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $37,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Sema4

Sema4

Sema4 is a cloud-based solution using artificial intelligence that offers personalized recommendations derived from large volumes of health data to improve patient outcomes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Stamford

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Eric Schadt

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Machine Learning, Medical, Predictive Analytics

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $241,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Tempus

Tempus

Our unique, AI-based technologies have the potential to transform healthcare and significantly advance precision medicine.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.10

    B (

    March 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Chicago

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Eric Lefkofsky

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Health Care, Machine Learning, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,070,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Unite Us

Unite Us

Unite Us is a software platform designed to connect a disparate group of organizations in the public health and social services sectors.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andrew Price, Daniel Brillman, Kareem Elsirafy, Taylor Justice

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, Social CRM, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $195,300,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    15

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United Imaging Healthcare

United Imaging Healthcare

United Imaging Healthcare is a manufacturer of medical equipment and treatments for the healthcare industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.00

    B (

    September 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Daniel Mou

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Manufacturing, Medical, Medical Device

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥3,300,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    5

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VillageMD

VillageMD

VillageMD provides innovative services for primary care physicians designed to meet the unique needs of the 21 st century

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Chicago

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Clive Fields, Paul Martino, Tim Barry

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospital, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $491,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Virta Health

Virta Health

Virta uses clinically-proven treatment for type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic patients without medications or surgery.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Sami Inkinen

  • Industries:

    Diabetes, Health Care, Medical, Personal Health

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $373,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    20

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WeDoctor

WeDoctor

WeDoctor provides state of the art innovative technologies and platforms for multi-specialty medical practitioners and health institutions for efficient effective electronic health care.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.00

    B (

    September 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Xiaoshan

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Liao Jieyuan

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospitality, Internet, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,020,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Zocdoc

Zocdoc

Zocdoc is a marketplace and search engine designed to bring together quality healthcare professionals and give people access to the best medical providers, in the most convenient way.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.80

    B (

    August 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Cyrus Massoumi, Nick Ganju, Oliver Kharraz

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical, mHealth, Mobile Apps, Scheduling

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $375,940,002

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    18

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